Have you ever taken a look at someone who was quite wealthy and thought, “how in the world did they make that kind of money?” The fact of the matter is that the people who go to work at a 9 to 5 job are not the ones who are raking in the big bucks these days. In order to really make some serious cash, you need to come up with a new and original way of doing so. One of the ways this is done is finding something that no one else has done. Sometimes this is all about being an entrepreneur and other times, it’s just finding a one hitter that can net you a cool million, and then use that to build something sustainable. Whatever way they did it, check out the people on this list and let us know what you think.
Noel Biderman started one of the most infamous hookup websites in the world. He is the creator of AshleyMadison.com, despite the fact that he claims he’s happily married. At the height of its popularity, the site had 37 million users.
Cameron Johnson made his money the old fashioned way, by selling his sister’s toys. Johnson would buy her beanie babies from her and then sell them on eBay at a markup. From the money he had doing that, he was able to start up an email forwarding company which netted him $3,000 a month. Doing these things, Johnson was a millionaire by the time High School graduation rolled around.